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    Explore New York City

    (NYC)

    Sabrina Chen30 Jul 2011

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    Profile

    n Getting to know NYC

    n Explore NYC

    Transportation

    AccommodationDining

    Attractions

    Sports, Entertainments & Culture

    Shopping

    n What else you can do in New York State

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    NYC History The region was first inhabited at the time of its

    European discovery in 1524.

    In 1614, named "Nieuw Amsterdam (Dutch)"means New Amsterdam (English)

    In 1664, renamed New York by the English

    In 1785, the national capital after AmericaRevolution, the last capital of the U.S. under theArticles of Confederation and the first capitalunder the Constitution of the United States.

    By 1790, New York was the largest city in theUnited States.

    Wikipedia

    Note: Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States founded

    on July 16, 1790.

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    NYC - Nickname

    Big Apple

    The Big Apple was first popularized as a referenceto New York City by John J. Fitz Gerald (a sports

    writer) in a number ofNew York Morning Telegrapharticles in the 1920s in reference to New York horse-

    racing. The earliest of these was a casual referenceon May 3, 1921.

    The Big Apple. The dream of every lad that ever threwa leg over a thoroughbred and the goal of all horsemen.There's only one Big Apple. That's New York.

    Its popularity since the 1970s is due to apromotional campaign by the New YorkConvention and Visitors Bureau.

    Wikipedia

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    NYC - Geography

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    Getting to know NYC -Population

    New York City consists of fiveboroughs: The Bronx,Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens,and Staten Island. With a 2010United States Censuspopulation of 8,175,133

    distributed over a land area ofjust 305 square miles(790 km2). It is around 42.2%population of New York State.

    Wikipedia

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    NYC - Regions

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    NYC - Transportation

    l Airport1)

    LaGuardia (NYC,Queens) mostlyinternal flights,

    international only toMexico & Japan

    2)

    JKF (NYC, Queens)

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    NYC - Transportation,Cont.

    MTA New York City Subway & BusTicket (MetroCard):-Single Ride ticket : $2.50. Sold at

    vending machines only (express bus

    ride is $5.50)-Pay-Per-Ride : Buy as many rides as you want from

    $4.50 to $80*.Put $10 or more on your card and receive a 7

    percent bonus.

    -Unlimited Ride: 7-Days, 30-Days-Refill : at vending machines-Combination : served by staff onlyhttp://www.mta.info/index.html

    http://www.mta.info/index.htmlhttp://www.mta.info/index.html
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    NYC - Transportation,Cont.

    l

    Yellow Cab

    effective on01Nov2009

    l Car Rental- Legal to drive in NYS by using International Drive License

    for 1 year (vary in different states)

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    !!

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    NYC - Transportation,Cont.Sabrinas Diary How to pay Tolls How to get NYS Drive License How to fight off Fine Bill!

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    fine !!

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    NYC -Accommodation

    l Hotell Budget choices

    Hostel /Youth Hostel Budget hotel (e.g.. B&B) YMCA / YWCA Guesthouse

    Sabrina :http://www.hostelworld.com/

    http://www.nycgo.com/hotelshttp://www.hostelworld.com/http://www.hostelworld.com/http://www.nycgo.com/hotels
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    NYC - Dining

    All exotic food you can find in NYC! !NEW! Restaurant Sanitary Label What is HOT in NYC now?

    SHAKE SHACKHOT!

    http://www.nycgo.com/dininghttp://www.nycgo.com/dining
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    NYC Dining, Cont.

    Koreatown (K-town)generally bordered by 31stand 36th Streets and 5th Av.and 6th Av.

    A semi-Japan TownatEast Village

    Chinese / Taiwanese

    at Chinatown, Flushing Dessert & Snack Cheesecake, Bagel, CINNABON

    http://www.thecheesecakefactory.com/menu/Cheesecakehttp://www.thecheesecakefactory.com/menu/Cheesecake
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    NYC -Attractions

    l Bronx Zool Central Park /

    Central Park Zoo

    l Grand Central Station

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    NYC Attractions, cont.l Time Squarer

    l United Nations

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    NYC Attractions, cont.

    l Empire State Building

    l Washington Squarel

    NYU

    i

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    NYC Attractions, cont.

    l World Trade Center

    l Wall Street

    l Trinity Church

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    Federal Reserve Bank

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    http://www.newyorkfed.org/aboutthefed/ny_tours.htmlhttp://www.newyorkfed.org/aboutthefed/ny_tours.html
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    NYC Attractions, cont.

    l Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

    - Take a ferry at Castle Clinton NationalMonument in Battery Park

    - Round trip takes about 2 hours- Want to climb to statues head?

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    Statue of Liberty

    NYC A i

    http://www.nps.gov/stli/planyourvisit/feesandreservations.htmhttp://www.nps.gov/stli/planyourvisit/feesandreservations.htmhttp://www.nps.gov/stli/planyourvisit/feesandreservations.htm
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    NYC Attractions, cont.

    Sabrinas Diary Coney Island and beach (Brooklyn) - take subway D FN Q City view

    - Three bridges: from Pier 17

    - Manhattan: from Brooklyn

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    NCY- Sports

    l Basketball: NY Knicksl Baseball: Yankee4, Mets7l American Footballl

    Ice Hockeyl Skiing / Skating

    Where to buy tickets?1. Official website2. More on the webhttp://www.stubhub.com/theater-tickets/

    http://www.stubhub.com/theater-tickets/http://www.stubhub.com/theater-tickets/
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    NCY- Entertainments &Culturesl Broadway / Off-Broadway

    - Most theaters are locatednear Time Square / 42th St.

    - Shows

    - Cheap Tickets: TKTS , Playbill, etc.l Concert /Ballet- Lincoln Center, Metropolitan Opera Houseetc.

    l Museum

    - Metropolitan, National history etc.l Jazz Music

    http://www.broadway.com/http://www.nyctourist.com/broadway_tkts.asphttp://www.playbill.com/rss/articles.asp?FEATURE_TYPE=Newshttp://www.playbill.com/rss/articles.asp?FEATURE_TYPE=Newshttp://www.nyctourist.com/broadway_tkts.asphttp://www.broadway.com/
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    NYC - Events

    l Thanks Giving Macys Paradel Halloween - Paradel Christmas

    - Rockefeller Center- Macys windows

    l New Years Eve - Time Squarer

    NYC St & Sh i

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    NYC Stores &Shopping

    l 5th Avenuel Macys, Century 21 etc.l Woodbury Common

    Premium Outlet (Central valley,

    NY)- Take bus (Coach USA) at Bus TerminalNYC (one hour)

    - Open Mon.-Fri. 10am-9pm-

    220 stores, No tax refundSales Tax Exemption for Clothing and Footwear01 Oct 2010 31 Mar 2011: all items01 Apr 2011 31 Mar 2012: $55 per item or pair01 Apr 2012 ~ : $110-per-itemhttp://www.nyc.gov/html/dof/html/business/business_tax_nys_sales.shtml

    http://www.nyc.gov/html/dof/html/business/business_tax_nys_sales.shtmlhttp://www.nyc.gov/html/dof/html/business/business_tax_nys_sales.shtml
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    NYC Stores &Shopping,contl Candy/Chocolate Stores

    M & Ms World Time Squarer DYLANS CANDY BAR

    l Disney Storel Toys R US

    HOT!

    N Y k St t (Th

    http://www.dylanscandybar.com/http://www.dylanscandybar.com/
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    New York State (TheEmpire State)

    l Capital city: Albany

    l West Point

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    New York State

    l Niagara Falls- is located in western New York

    on an international border withCanada

    - Tour

    http://www.niagara-usa.com/http://www.niagara-usa.com/
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    Explore the US

    Sabrinas Diaryl Plan your tour Chinatown Bus & Tour (Budget!!) Greyhound Bus & Tour (Budget!) TrekAmerica STA Travel Expedia CheapTickets Last Minute Travel(LMT)

    http://www.staticleap.com/chinatownbushttp://www.greyhound.com/http://www.trekamerica.com/http://www.statravel.com/http://www.expedia.com/Home.htmhttp://www.cheaptickets.com/App/Home?z=84d4&r=17http://www.lastminutetravel.com/hp.aspxhttp://www.lastminutetravel.com/hp.aspxhttp://www.cheaptickets.com/App/Home?z=84d4&r=17http://www.expedia.com/Home.htmhttp://www.statravel.com/http://www.trekamerica.com/http://www.greyhound.com/http://www.staticleap.com/chinatownbus
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    Thanks for your time and

    attentionAny Question?!

    Storm King NYS